An agricultural area plan focuses on a particular community’s farm area to discover practical solutions to issues and identify opportunities to strengthen farming, contribute to agriculture and the community’s long term sustainability.
With funding assistance from the Investment Agriculture Foundation (IAF), the Agricultural Advisory Committee selected Upland Consulting to help produce a comprehensive agricultural plan that would include a market analysis, opportunities and constraints analysis as well as an implementation plan for the future.
The SLRD planning role in this project was one of overall project management and liaison between levels of government, the AAC, Consultants, farmers and the public. Project tasks included to grant writing, public engagement, and liaison, running meetings, conducting open houses, contract administration, and coordination and presentation to the Regional Board.
2016 LAND AWARD WINNER – Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Agricultural Plan